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Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salary (United States)

Entry-Level Home Health Aides can expect to earn an average of $9.74 per hour. Just under one in five enjoy medical while roughly one in ten get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to less than one in ten. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Home Health Aides is high. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salary (?
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$14,229 - $38,011
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $21,730
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Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salary (?
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$7.87 - $13.15
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MEDIAN: $9.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$14,229 - $38,011  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $202.17  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,392 - $29,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$7.87 - $13.15  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.09 - $0.51  
Overtime
$0.00 - $17.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $202.17  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,392 - $29,748  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,077
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Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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Columbus
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Austin
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Philadelphia
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Tampa
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Pittsburgh
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National Average
$20,000
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Orlando
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For Entry-Level Home Health Aides, Washington provides a pay rate that is 7 percent greater than the national average. Entry-Level Home Health Aides will also find cushy salaries in Austin (+3 percent) and Harrisburg (+3 percent). Trailing the national average by 19 percent, Orlando is the market with the smallest paychecks. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Cleveland (3 percent less) and New York (2 percent less).
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Home Health Aide Salaries

Hospice Care
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Elder Care
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Home Care
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Home Health/Home Care
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National Average
$20,000
Long Term Care
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Job Satisfaction

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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 128 votes.

Gender

Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 19% dental benefits Dental: 11%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 80%